Corkboard security leaves Redskins redfaced

Powered by SC Magazine
 

WiFi password broadcast on national TV.

Fox Sports has broadcast the wireless access credentials of American football team the Redskins on US national television.

The gaffe occurred after login details pinned to a corkboard were filmed while presenter Joe Buck spoke on camera ahead of a match between NFL teams the Redskins and the Giants.

Sports blogger Matt Sebek first noticed the breach and took the above screenshot.

http://twitpic.com/6jgapc

Copyright © SC Magazine, Australia


Corkboard security leaves Redskins redfaced
 
 
 
Top Stories
NewSat defaults on $26m in overdue Lockheed payments
Jabiru-1 satellite build hits further hurdles.
 
IBM denies plans to cut 112k jobs
But admits to further restructuring.
 
ATO investigates 25 tech giants in tax hunt
Prepared to take tax evaders to court.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Who do you trust most to protect your private data?







   |   View results
Your bank
  36%
 
Your insurance company
  5%
 
A technology company (Google, Facebook et al)
  9%
 
Your telco, ISP or utility
  8%
 
A retailer (Coles, Woolworths et al)
  4%
 
A Federal Government agency (ATO, Centrelink etc)
  18%
 
An Australian law enforcement agency (AFP, ASIO et al)
  14%
 
A State Government agency (Health dept, etc)
  7%
TOTAL VOTES: 3011

Vote
Do you support the abolition of the Office of the Information Commissioner?

   |   View results
I support shutting down the OAIC.
  27%
 
I DON'T support shutting the OAIC.
  73%
TOTAL VOTES: 956

Vote